Jack v. Chapman et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION. SEE OPINION for complete details. Signed by District Judge Robert E. Payne on 04/13/2018. Copy mailed to Plaintiff as directed.(ccol, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA
Civil Action No.
MICHAEL L. CHAPMAN, ^
James L. Jack, a Virginia inmate, has submitted this civil
action under 42
The matter is before
on Jack's failure to serve Defendant Rima,
the Motion to Dismiss
the Motion to Dismiss will be granted and Jack's claims will be
FAILURE TO SERVE DEFENDANT RIMA
Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(m),^ Jack had 90
^ Rule 4(m) provides, in pertinent part:
If a defendant is not served within 90 days after the
complaint is filed, the court—on motion or on its own
after notice to the plaintiff—must dismiss the action
without prejudice against that defendant or order that
service be made within a specified time.
But if the
plaintiff shows good cause for the failure, the court
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